Aug 7, 2014

[The Bridge] Japanese fish delivery startup Hachimenroppi secures $4.5 million funding

Tokyo-based startup Hachimenroppi, which operates a fish delivery service for restaurants, announced today that it has fundraised about 450 million yen (or $4.4 million) from Recruit Holdings, YJ Capital, DeNA co-founder Shogo Kawada, DeNA (TSE:2432), and Monex Ventures. This follows their previous funding worth $1.5 million in October. 
Since its launch in April 2011, the company has acquired over 1,000 restaurants as users. The company will use the funds to strengthen their teams in sales and system development as well as expanding logistics facilities. ...
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The Bridge 7/17/2014 [en]

  • Fish delivery for restaurants seems to have a lot of rooms to improve by IT. Since there may be few competitors having experience and knowledge in the two very different areas, the startup would have great potential.

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